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5 Ways to Prepare for Healthcare Transformation

26 September, 2012 Posted by John G. Self
This article should serve as a clarion call for healthcare CEOs.        Medicare Cuts will Cost Nearly 500,000 Healthcare Jobs  09/25/2012 | by Hilary Lau | D Healthcare Magazine Mandatory spending cuts to Medicare in 2013 will result in large-scale job losses in physician offices and throughout the healthcare system, according to an analysis on the impact […] Read more»

When Value Is Not Valuable

19 June, 2012 Posted by John G. Self
Obtaining value in purchasing goods and services becomes extremely important when the economy slows.  However, the reality of value can be illusive. “Value” in today’s economy is among the most used and abused words in marketing, followed by the popular brochure cliché “partnering relationship.” In retail, buying a $1,400 men’s suit and getting a second […] Read more»

Thinking Out Loud: The Career You Thought You Were Going to Have

15 May, 2012 Posted by John G. Self
As I prepare for my speech to the Healthcare Leadership Network of the Delaware Valley at Villanova on Thursday night, I find myself thinking out loud with my team, sharing ideas for brand management in a new healthcare environment. One of the more radical perspectives being discussed is that the young healthcare management graduate students […] Read more»